Thursday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip

FOOTBALL GOSSIP

Celtic manager Neil Lennon hailed his players as 'history-makers' after their Champions League victory over Barcelona. (Daily Record)

Striker Tony Watt, who scored the second goal against Barcelona, described it as the best moment of his life. (Various)

Celebrity Celtic fan Rod Stewart was in tears watching the Parkhead side beat the Catalans. (Sun)

Celtic are set to bring in a sports psychologist to give their youth teams a mental advantage. (Sun)

Under-19 coach Ricky Sbragia has backed interim manager Billy Stark to land the Scotland manager's job. (Daily Record)

Hearts legend Jim Jefferies has called on wealthy fans to invest money to save the club. (Daily Record)

However, former Hearts captain Paul Hartley has accused Tynecastle owner of "holding a gun to fans' heads". (Daily Record)

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels has admitted he is pleased at a Scotland call-up for keeper Cammy Bell, as it will help the club sell him. (Daily Record)

Inverness manager Terry Butcher has opened contract talks with brothers Andrew and Graeme Shinnie. (Sun)

Former Rangers captain Sandy Jardine has congratulated rivals Celtic on their 125th anniversary, but insists they will never be as big as the Ibrox club. (Daily Record)

OTHER GOSSIP

Scotland wing Tim Visser has insisted he is not 'the saviour' when it comes to solving Scotland's try-scoring problems. (Independent)

New Scotland prop Roddy Grant has revealed he almost gave up rugby following a spell as reserve at Edinburgh. (Various)

Aberdeen boxer Lee McAllister has claimed Spanish authorities are victimising Scott Harrison after the Scot was sentenced to four years in prison for assault. (Sun)

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